Archive for the 'Races' Category

Half-Elven Warmage (ACKS Class)

« 12 February 2017 | 7:56 | Classes, Five Free Cities, OSR, Races, Stats | No Comments »

I have a long-running setting for traditional kitchen-sink fantasy games. I call this setting the Five Free Cities, because that’s the basic starting area, even though the setting covers an entire continent. You can see a map of the setting here: https://goo.gl/p34SLM I’ve been running the setting for my wife recently in Burning Wheel Gold […]



Robot Race for D&D 5E

« 16 August 2014 | 8:43 | D&D 5E, Races, Stats | No Comments »

Robots are artificial beings constructed by advanced civilizations to do work judged too boring or too dangerous for fleshthings. Robots sometimes find their way to low-tech, high-magic worlds when their alien ships crash, while others wander in through portals. Others are leftover artifacts of some lost, ancient, high-tech civilization from millennia ago. Most robots are […]



Minor Race Packages for Invulnerable

« 5 April 2014 | 9:57 | Invulnerable RPG, Races, Stats | No Comments »

The standard Invulnerable rules assume that the aliens we care most about are the ones with superhuman powers; the kind of powers that make them full-on heroes. But what about settings where aliens are nothing special, and many aren’t particularly powerful? Races with an abundance of “minor races”? This is where Race Packages are useful. […]